To quit smoking is a decision easier taken than followed through in practice. People deciding to quit the addition to smoke often find themselves bowing down to psychological pressure and physical need of the body that has got used smoking regularly. It is for this reason that professional help is often advised to people seeking to successfully break the habit.
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Hip replacement or medically known as arthroplasty, is a surgical procedure done to re-align, reshape the bony contours of the hip joint to correct the deformity of the joint. The hip replacement surgery is becoming as prevalent these days as the knee replacements, the most common reason being sedentary lifestyles and less of active exercising.
Computer eye syndrome (CVS) is an eye condition that is caused due to excessive exposure to the radiation emitted from computer screens. In the present day, with growing dependency on computers in all walks of life, the incidence of computer related visual problems are on a rise. This condition in fact is a group of visual and ophthalmic problems which cause hindrance in sight in different ways.
Decrease in Testosterone levels is often seen in men largely due to age related factors and sometimes also due to certain other health conditions. Low levels of testosterone may cause several other health problems in men and therefore, replenishing them with hormone replacement therapy works as a good solution.
Hormones play a very important role in maintaining health. They are responsible for controlling the growth of cells and healthy functioning of internal organs. With age, as hormone levels reduce, body is exposed to several health risks, the major among them being cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular illnesses and osteoporosisosteoporosis.
First aid can often save a person’s life. Read on below for tips to safely administer first aid for common and frequently occurring problems.
Fractures, dislocations and other musculoskeletal injuries: These are among common situations where you need to have presence of mind and take immediate action. For fractures and dislocations, the best thing to do is to do nothing. Do not move the patient, do not give food or drinks and do not apply pressure on the affected region. Call the doctor quickly.
Fever: Keep the body cool by applying cooling sponges. Avoid oily, sugary or spicy things to eat. Record temperature regularly and call the doctor if temperature continues to remain high or if it increases.
Electric shock: Switch off the current point and use dry wood to break the person’s contact with the current. Mouth to mouth respiration might be required if you do not detect breathing.